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, there will be action. steve kornacki is the host of up weekend mornings, and joan walsh is an editor at salon. the president's enemies have made history in the furauusty a frequenty of their attacks. in february, they challenged his right to defend the country by blocking chuck hagel to head the pentagon. it was the first ever filibuster of a pentagon chief. they stopped his nominee for the consumer bureau for two years. that was confirmed in july. in october, they challenge his right to an economic agenda by blocking the nomination of mel watt. watt was the first sitting member of congress to be denied confirmation to any office since the civil war, and most recently, they challenged the president to appoint any judges. they shot down all three of the president's nominees to the d.c. court of appeals. the president and democrats are on the attack today. they invoked the nuclear option. but the bigger message behind the move is clear. democrats and this president have gone to war with their enemies finally. let's listen to the president. >> today's pattern of obstruction, it just isn't normal
an international celebrity for all the wrong reasons. >>> finally, republican steve king has done it again and this time concluded that president bush was right after all about iraq trying to get yellow keg uranium from africa. bush just didn't know it. you mag through allergies. try zyrtec-d®. powerful relief of nasal congestion and other allergy symptoms -- all in one pill. zyrtec-d®. at the pharmacy counter. to share with family. [ woman 2 ] to carry on traditions. [ woman 3 ] to come together even when we're apart. [ male announcer ] in stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy and more, swanson makes holiday dishes delicious. >>> we're looking for can be found in the record of governors like susana martinez, rick scott, terry brandstead. conservative governors. >>> welcome back to "hardball." only hardening and deepening divisions with the republican party. ken cuccinelli's loss in virginia unleashed a blood bath of party in-fighting including sabotage. despite chris christie's landslide victory, known as a rhino republican in name only. rick perry, a tea partier himself conveniently left ch
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today, there's no more 60-day votes to get things confirmed. there will be action. steve kornacki is here and a political analyst. the president's enemies made his in ferocity and frequency to run a functioning government. in february, they challenged his right to defend the country by blocking chuck hagel to head the pentagon. it was the first ever filibuster of a pentagon chief. they held up his nominee to head the consumer financial protection bureau. that was confirmed in july. they blocking the nomination of the head of the federal housing and finance agency. the first sitting member of congress to be denied an office since the civil war. they challenged the president's right to appoint any judges between october 31st and november 18th. well, the president along with democrats on the attack as of today. as i mentioned today, they invoke what's known as the nuclear option. it kills the republican threat of a filibuster on most presidential appointments. but the bigger message behind the move is clear. democrats and this president have gone to war with their enemies finally. le
. >>> welcome to the side show. here's steve colbert. >> ford apologized last week and i think that should have been the end of it. apparently, the mayor's critics cannot take "i smoked crack" for an answer. they've made more alarming allegations. >> mayor ford was said to be snorting cocaine, drinking vodka and using oxycontin all while entertaining a prostitute in his office. >> drinking and driving also a problem police say. one staff member said he was in the car with the mayor when the mayor chugged a mickey of vodka mixed in with gatorade. >> mayor ford then steps oupt of the car and proceeds to urinate publicly next to basically an elementary school. >> oh, canada. he was just trying to tell kids to stay in school. >> meanwhile, south of the border, there was brazen political hoots pa at the oversight hearing in the house of representatives. congressman paul brown threw this question about the affordable care act at epa administrator gina mccarthy. listen carefully to her response. >> let me ask you one more question because my time is running out. are you signed up for obama care? >> no
and a special section devoted entirely to steve king of iowa. joining me is our panel of "hardball" all-stars. howard fineman. david cohen. jonathan and joan walsh. let's get started right now with a look at the far right's hatred of president obama. number three on our list in our countdown goes to u.s. congressman of texas. the tea partier grabbed headlines when he sided with birthers and openly discussed impeaching the president. he's an are a dent supporter of ted cruz 2016. this is a clip from his appearance here on "hardball" in september. it's remarkable. >> obama is president, ted cruz can be president. >> this is serious business. is he eligible to be president? you've been touting the guy. >> i think he's eligible. i'm giving you a yes answer. >> if obama was born overseas even that crazy theory of donald trump is true he still would be eligible to be president by that standard. >> we're talking about ted cruz. >> can't you project an inch mentally. >> i'm telling you president obama is the president. if he's eligible to be president -- >> you brought this up. >> what better w
carthy is referring to the fact that she's lucky enough to already have health insurance. congressman steve stockman chose to hear it differently. listen to what he says a few minutes later in the hearing. >> i think, though, you earlier gave me my favorite tweet of the day for someone to send out which is i'm lucky enough to -- oh, really the quote is from you. it says i'm lucky enough not to have to sign up for obama care. that's wonderful. i wish my constituents could say the same. >> i actually think i was referring to i'm lucky to have access to good health care, which the -- >> i still will take your quote from the record. i wrote it down. it's really good. >> she didn't say anything what he just said. anyway, in other words he's saying i don't care what you actually said as long as i can quote you out of context and tweet out, it was worse than that. that's all that matter to me. nice trick, congressman. everybody saw it. it fits a pattern when it comes to critics of the affordable care act. the truth is often seen beside the point. remember death panels? this comment from congressman louie g
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